When DSK (Dominique Strauss Kahn) Met Michelle (Obama)

“No, you can’t!” A semi-funny non-verbal communication situation that might or might not convey the meaning of the situation. At the Pittsburgh Summit, 2009 President Obama introduces  his wife  to Dominique Strauss Kahn (DSK), who at the time was still the director of the International Monetary Fund. In May 2011 DSK was accused of sexual assault.


Michelle and Barack Obama meet Dominique Strauss Kahn at G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, PA
Michelle and Barack Obama meet Dominique Strauss Kahn at G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, PA. Official IMF photo.



Sorin Adam Matei

Sorin Adam Matei - Professor of Communication at Purdue University - studies the relationship between information technology and social groups. He published papers and articles in Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Information Society, and Foreign Policy. He is the author or co-editor of several books. The most recent is Structural differentation in social media. He also co-edited Ethical Reasoning in Big Data,Transparency in social media and Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets: Theory and Methods (Computational Social Sciences) , all three the product of the NSF funded KredibleNet project. Dr. Matei's teaching portfolio includes online interaction, and online community analytics and development classes. His teaching makes use of a number of software platforms he has codeveloped, such as Visible Effort . Dr. Matei is also known for his media work. He is a former BBC World Service journalist whose contributions have been published in Esquire and several leading Romanian newspapers. In Romania, he is known for his books Boierii Mintii (The Mind Boyars), Idolii forului (Idols of the forum), and Idei de schimb (Spare ideas).

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